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LG unveils first 5G smartphone, new G series

Monday 25 February 2019 | 08:52 CET | News
LG unveiled at MWC in Barcelona its latest high-end smartphones, the LG G8 ThinQ and its first 5G smartphone, the V50 ThinQ. The latter will come with an optional second screen, turning it into a tablet-size device, similar to the foldable phones recently unveiled by Huawei and Samsung. 

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